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Will The Kindle Revolutionize The Book Industry

Kindle Vs. Books When two objects, such as the Kindle and a book, are compared there is a lot of room for the consumer’s personal opinion. On one side, the argument is the enjoyment of holding and reading a real book, and on the other, the argument is the conservation of materials. The real comparison lies within the cost, the ease of access, and aesthetics. When shopping for a Kindle, there are five versions to choose from: the original Kindle, the Kindle Touch, the Kindle Touch 3G...

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private spending, there is still a huge gap between demand and supply. The manifestation of this gap has been the rise of Indian Coaching industry, also known as “shadow education sector”, which is assumed to be of $6.4 billion in size as of September 2012. And it is expected to grow by a rate of around 14% CAGR and is expected to be around a $26 billion industry by 2020. Recently, the telecom minister Mr. Kapil Sibal has emphasized on making the education sector to go digital within next 3-4 years...

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Maintaining Competitive Advantage in the E-Reader Industry

Maintaining Competitive Advantage in the E-reader Industry Amazon’s competitive advantage in the e-reader industry due to their top selling ‘Kindle’ electronic reading device, still in its infancy, will be difficult for any rival in the industry to achieve. While electronics design and manfacturing are not Amazon’s core competency by any means, Amazon’s Kindle e-Reading device has beat out its biggest rival, electronics heavy-weight Sony, by an estimated 30% higher device sales in 2008. What’s...

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E-Reader Industry Analysis

potential of the new technological age we live in today. Here we will examine the industry, market, and organizations specific to the e-reader. Specifically; we examine consumer demand, barriers to entry, products, promotion and various other strategies in the fight for e-reader supremacy. E-Readers 2 The e-reader industry is thriving now; and at the expense of the traditional book publishing industry. People are still reading, but they are using different channels, such as...

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Books and the Internet

Internet Has Changed Books The book industry has always been an integral part of society. However, recent surges in technology, especially the internet, have put this industry under pressure and have transformed it into a broader, more competitive entity. In the past, the book store was the only pace to buy and sell books but these buildings could be soon be obsolete with the introduction of online shopping for books and the more impressive and rapidly growing industry of e-books, as seen by the accompanying...

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Amazon Kindle

Product –Amazon Kindle Fire Products are not only the physical goods that we typically think of them; they also include services – sometimes as a different product and many a times as an extension of the product itself. At the heart of every product (or service) is providing value to consumers and getting value in return from them in the form of profits. With virtually every attractive market flooded with numerous competitors, service as an extension of the product offered sometimes becomes the...

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Marketing’s Role in the Publishing Industry: the New Place for the E-Books

Final Research Proposal TOPIC: Marketing’s role in the publishing industry: the new place for the e-books 1. Introduction For the past five thousand years, the History of mankind has been saved and remembered thanks to the paper. Since around 3400 BCE, the ancient Sumer of Mesopotamia created the first letters recognized nowadays as the precursor of the writing. Therefore, human beings used to always look at books and former writings to learn about their ancestors or even novels in...

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E-book and Kindle

Lighting up Kindle 1. Visual and verbal imaging advertising theory would best fit the release of Kindle as this would have the maximum impact to help achieve the desired outcome and to kindle the interest among people. Subsequently it would be good to follow the” hierarchy of effects model” to convert the excited prospect into a Kindle customer. 2. Leverage point for KindleKindle provides a customer with the ability to carry his/her personal library with them and it makes it as easy...

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Will Technology Save the Publishing Industry?

The internet has affected newspapers and book publishers in various ways. More so in the past, the internet has had more of a negative effect on newspaper and book publishers. In regards to advertising and people actually reading handheld newspapers and books, there has been a recent decline. But in regards to online news sites and people reading with handheld devices such as an iPad or Kindle, it has increased and grown tremendously. According to Michael Porter’s competitive five forces model...

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E-books E-books open up all kinds of new opportunities, especially in the areas of education, entertainment, and business. Schools around the country take advantage of E-books and other online materials. In most cases, the price to access the electronic material is much lower than buying an actual hard copy of the book. I have personally seen this model used in my courses at Penn State. Many of my classes require reading assignments that are in an electronic format. E-books have also revolutionized...

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